Chad Brummett, M.D.

Chad M. Brummett, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology / Director, Pain Research, University of Michigan / Co-Director, Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network

Dr. Brummett is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan where he is the Director of Pain Research. He has more than 110 publications, including articles in top journals such as JAMA, JAMA Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Annals of Surgery. He also serves on the editorial boards for Anesthesiology and Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He is the Co-Director of the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN), which aims to apply a preventative approach to the opioid epidemic in the U.S. through appropriate prescribing after surgery, dentistry and emergency medicine. In addition, his research interests include predictors of acute and chronic post-surgical pain and failure to derive benefit for interventions and surgeries primarily performed to treat pain. In particular, Dr. Brummett is interested in the impact of a fibromyalgia-like or centralized pain phenotype on analgesic outcomes. He is the Co-PI of multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health and other federal and state funding agencies.